Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Monday, September 29, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014

You Bet Your Life - September 28, 1959

Groucho meets a single woman and a Dale Carnegie instructor, and two people who've been married four times each (but not to each other.)
This is the first episode in which the couples can choose a number on a wheel for up to $10,000 in the end game.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Friday, September 26, 2014

Burns & Allen - September 26, 1946 - Quiz Show

George and Gracie need a new refrigerator, so they decide to go on a quiz show to win one. Frank Nelson plays a contestant on the show.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Phil Harris/Alice Faye - September 25, 1949 - Regular Office Hours

Since Phil was unprepared for last week's season opener, Mr. Scott orders him to keep regular hours at the Rexall office. With nothing specific to do, Phil and Frankie hit upon the idea of having a one cent sale at the Rexall store.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Jack Benny - September 24, 1950 - The Gold Rush of '49

After Jack and Phil argue about the performance of the band, the cast performs a play about the California Gold Rush.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Fibber McGee & Molly - March 22, 1949 - Dressmaker's Dummy

Molly's trying to make a new dress, but McGee has destroyed her dressmaker's dummy while practicing his old nife-throwing act.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Jack Paar - September 21, 1947 - This Is America

In a sketch, movie tariffs in England lead to American movies being condensed for export. Later, a comical report on farming.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Fibber McGee & Molly - March 20, 1951 - Good Deeds

When McGee finds out that a Good Samaritan has received a large reward, he decides to go around town and do good deeds.

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Great Gildersleeve - September 19, 1943 - Preparing for Leila's Return

Gildy orders the children to stay near home, which contributes to his fraying nerves as he awaits Leila's return and his next meeting with Eve.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Our Miss Brooks - September 18, 1949 - Faculty Cheer Leader

To compete with a rival principal, Conklin creates a faculty cheerleader position; he and Connie end up as the two candidates for the spot.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

You Bet Your Life - September 17, 1952

Groucho meets two young singles, a Red Cross volunteer and another volunteer's husband, and a pair of new parents.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Burns & Allen - September 16, 1940 - George Needs a Guest Star

A guest star is needed for the first show of the fall season. The sponsor wants Clark Gable, but all George has is an impersonator.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Jack Benny - September 14, 1952 - Phil Harris Is Replaced by Bob Crosby

Jack has returned from Europe and is ready to begin the season, but first he must get bandleader Bob Crosby to sign his contract as Phil Harris' replacement.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Bob Hope - September 13, 1955 - Claire Trevor

The guest star is actress Claire Trevor. In a sketch, her recent movie "The High and the Mighty" is parodied. Margaret Whiting sings "Tweedle Dee".

Friday, September 12, 2014

Duffy's Tavern - September 12, 1943 - Lucille Ball

Archie gets a letter from an old friend saying that Archie's about to be listed in Who's Who.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Jack Benny - September 11, 1949 - Beverly Hills Tour

In this renowned episode that began the 1949 season, the cast are introduced via a bus tour through Beverly Hills. Dennis Day sings "Younger Than Springtime". Frank Nelson plays the bus driver.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Our Miss Brooks - September 10. 1950 - Rumors

When a rumor spreads that Mr. Conklin is about to be fired, Connie and the gang chip in to start a laundry business.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Burns & Allen - September 9, 1940 - George Owes Money for Phone Calls

George owes a $25 fee for his court case; in trying to raise the money, Gracie racks up far more than that in phone charges, which puts George right back into a pickle again.

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Great Gildersleeve - September 8, 1948 - Mystery Baby

Gildy finds a baby while out shopping, and takes it home for safekeeping.
This was the first episode of the season, and was the beginning of a story arc involving the baby that went on for several months.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Fibber McGee & Molly - March 6, 1945 - Golden Anniversary Party

McGee wants to celebrate his and Molly's 50th wedding anniversary tonight, while they're not too old to enjoy it.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Burns & Allen - September 5, 1946 - George's Allergies

George takes an outdoor vacation, but his allergies are still acting up after he returns. Gracie leaves no stone unturned to find the cause.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Dennis Day - September 3, 1947 - Dennis for Mayor

Mildred's parents tell Dennis to make something of himself, so he lets himself get talked into running for mayor. Dennis sings "The Old Chaperone" and "That's My Desire".

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

My Favorite Husband - September 2, 1949 - The Elves

When Liz and George find that someone's been ordering ice cream from the milkman every day, the trail leads to their new neighbors and their ten children. Frank Nelson guest stars.

Monday, September 1, 2014

The Magnificent Montague - September 1, 1951 - Gossip Column Revisited

When Walter Winchell suggests in his column that "Eddie Montague" has been fooling around with a chorus girl, Edwin has to clear his name.